That workshop discussing an action plan for green growth in five Mekong Delta provinces was held by the Ministry of Planning and Investment and relevant agencies in Phu Quoc island, Kien Giang province yesterday.
Capital demand is expected to reach VND105 trillion in the phase of 2016-2020.
According to the ministry, the plan aims at making the Mekong Delta a motive power in socioeconomic development in association with the environment and ecosystem protection, focusing on connectivity models and limiting negative environmental impacts.
At first, the plan will be implemented in five provinces namely Kien Giang, Soc Trang, Hau Giang, Ca Mau and Bac Lieu.
In the upcoming time, relevant agencies will build and adjust plans to adapt to climate change, invest in infrastructure, urban and traffic development to suit climate change as per the region’s plan.
A view of the conference on green growth for the Mekong Delta in Phu Quoc Island on November 11 (Photo: SGGP)